ACCUMULATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ACCUMULATION
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 n.  increase by natural growth or addition; concentration
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  She did not return for five months more; five months crammed with greedy accumulation of sounds and colors to take back for the long still days.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
2  They have gone on hoping and believing that general education and financial strength would solve the difficulty, and are devoting their energies to the accumulation of both.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In IV
3  The greater the accumulation of deceit and trouble in the world, the brighter and the purer shone the star of Dora high above the world.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
4  There will be a large accumulation of property.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In THIRD ACT
5  The granite solidity of such and such a celebrated prose is nothing but the accumulation effected by the tyrant.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
6  To-night the pressure of accumulated misgivings sent the scale drooping toward despair, and her indifference was the more chilling after the flush of joy into which she had plunged him by dismissing Denis Eady.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In II
7  She opened the three windows, bringing in the smell of oak leaves and earth, but the fresh air could do little toward dispelling the sickening odors which had accumulated for weeks in this close room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  Lily sat silent, taking the brunt of it quietly, letting it spend itself on her to the last drop of its accumulated falseness; then, without a word, she rose and went down to her cabin.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
9  The sense of weariness returned with accumulated force, and for a moment she felt that she could walk no farther.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
10  Carol was touched by his efforts to enjoy picture galleries, and the dogged way in which he accumulated dates and dimensions when they followed monkish guides through missions.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  It seemed as though, by some nameless, interior volition, he would fain have shocked into them the same fiery emotion accumulated within the Leyden jar of his own magnetic life.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
12  His accumulated thought upon such subjects was used to form scenes.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
13  Yet the long journey and the accumulated terrors had shaken the hearts of the stoutest among them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
14  By late summer a sufficient store of stone had accumulated, and then the building began, under the superintendence of the pigs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI
15  He did not care what happened so long as a good store of stone was accumulated before he went on pension.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
Example Sentence:
1  That reservoir of frost and snow, where firm fields of ice, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
2  The accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights, surround the pole, and concentre the multiplied rigours of extreme cold.
3  That reservoir of frost and snow, the accumulation of centuries of winters, glazed in Alpine heights above heights.
4  The most recent forecasts estimate up to 2 feet of snow will pummel the area between New York and Maine by Saturday – an accumulation that would be one of the largest ever for a single storm.
5  Our findings suggest that early childhood television viewing may also undermine future explosive leg strength and contribute to the accumulation of fat.
6  Talents come from diligence, and knowledge is gained by accumulation.
7  We have accumulated a great amount of evidence.
8  During a successful business career, she accumulated a great amount of wealth.
9  The company said the debt was accumulated during its acquisition of nine individual businesses.
10  I seem to have accumulated a lot of books.
11  Households accumulate wealth across a broad spectrum of assets.
12  It is unjust that a privileged few should continue to accumulate wealth.
13  As people accumulate more wealth, they tend to spend a greater proportion of their incomes.
14  The tendency of Capital to accumulate is a big threat to the free market.
15  The streets of Baghdad are littered with putrefying mounds of rubbish that have been accumulating since the collapse of municipal services in March, with the arrival of coalition forces.